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Edo period tea bowl. Golden Seams: The Japanese Art of Mending Ceramics

Edo period tea bowl with golden seams (kintsugi, the Japanese art of mending ceramics) ●彡

Japanese Matcha Chawan, also known as a Japanese Green Tea Bowl. Most commonly seen during the Japanese Tea Ceremony.

Love the glaze! Japanese Matcha Chawan, also known as a Japanese Green Tea Bowl. Most commonly seen during the Japanese Tea Ceremony.

Cone 13 Anagama Wood firing chawan tea bowl matcha tony ferguson

Cone 13 Anagama Wood firing chawan tea bowl matcha tony ferguson

Tea bowl with pattern of Flower of Bottle Gourd: Ogata Kenzan, early 17th century.  #ceramics #pottery

Tea bowl with pattern of Flower of Bottle Gourd: Ogata Kenzan, early

Kintsugi or Kintsukuroi is a Japanese technique of repairing broken pottery with lacquer or resin mixed with powdered gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.

Tea bowl, possibly Satsuma ware, century. Stoneware with clear, crackled glaze, stained by ink;

Kintsugi - the name given to the C15th Japanse art of mending objects by filling the cracks with gold. It is said a vessel fixed by Kintsugi will be more beautiful, more precious, than before it was broken.  This is grace. To know that we are all broken, fractured and messed up but in that moment we are loved and can be made new. (paraphrased from this article http://sarahbessey.com/strange-word-teaches-us-grace-guest-post-james-prescott/)

Kintsugi diary — Retried gold application I failed the other day.

It happens to us all. Maybe you’re washing the dishes and your hands are slippery with soap. Or maybe you just lost your grip. Either way, there’s now a ceramic plate shattered on the floor. If you’re lucky, there wasn’t any food on it, but breaking a plate, or a bowl, or a mug, is...

Broken Plates Get A New Meaning With ‘Kintsugi,’ The Art Of Finding Beauty In Flaws

Kintsugi or Kintsukuroi is the Japanese way of honoring and repairing broken ceramic objects with a special lacquer mixed with silver, go.

Kintsukuroi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery using resin mixed with precious metals like gold. The result is often something more beautiful than the original. From Kottke.org

Kintsugi: The Art of Broken Pieces. Kintsugi (or kintsukuroi) is a Japanese method for repairing broken ceramics with a special lacquer mixed with gold, si

minor-arcana: Otagaki Rengetsu and Issō (potter’s seal)‘Night storm’ tea bowl [chawan] 19th century glazed stoneware, incised calligraphy 7.0 x 11.6 cmPrivate collection, St Louis Night storm – its ravages extinguishinginto snow.On waking, I light kindlingat Shigaraki village. (trans. Sayumi Takahashi)

minor-arcana: “ Otagaki Rengetsu and Issō (potter’s seal) ‘Night storm’ tea bowl [chawan] century glazed stoneware, incised calligraphy x cm Private collection, St Louis Night storm.

The crack in this colorful Chinese Jun ware tea bowl was repaired with metal staples. This bowl dates from the Yuan dynasty, 1279-1368. (Photo by Neil Greentree)  http://tracesoftouch.wordpress.com/category/inspiration/#

The crack in this colorful Chinese Jun ware tea bowl was repaired with metal staples. This bowl dates from the Yuan dynasty, (Photo by Neil Greentree)

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